2019 Notable Dates

January
January 1: SWKLS office closed
January 18:  SWKLS On-line only Executive Board Meeting
January  23: Kansas Library Legislative Day, Topeka
January 25 – 29: American Library Association Midwinter Conference

Projects:
– Library annual report (optional)
– Kansas State Library Statistics
– placement of Summer Reading order

February
February 8: SWKLS Libraries Kan-do! Training
February 28: SWKLS Summer Reading Program workshop

March
March 8: State Library of Kansas Board meetingMarch 22: Executive Board Meeting with on-line option (present budget proposals)

April
National Poetry Month
April 7 – 13: American Library Association National Library Week April 12: SWKLS Full Board Meeting (approval of system plan and estimated budget)
April 12: DEAR Day, Drop Everything and Read Day
April 19: SWKLS Office Closed

May
May 27: SWKLS Office Closed

June
June 20 – 25: American Library Association Annual ConferenceJune 21: SWKLS On-line only Executive Board Meeting

July
July 4: SWKLS Office closed

August
August 16: SWKLS Full Board Meeting (Budget hearing)

September
National Library Card Sign-Up MonthSeptember 2: SWKLS Office Closed
September 4 – 7: Association for Rural and Small Library Conference, Vermont
Projects: 
– Summer Reading Statistics due

October
October 18: SWKLS Executive Board meeting with on-line option
October 22 – 25: Kansas Library Association Annual Conference

Projects:
Start working on technology plan revisions if applicable

November
November 28 & 29: SWKLS Office Closed

December 
December 6:  SWKLS Executive Board meeting with on-line option
December 24, 25, & 26: SWKLS Office Closed
December 31: Signed and approved technology plans due (if applicable)

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Additional dates:
American Library Association – Celebration Weeks and Promotional Events: http://www.ala.org/conferencesevents/celebrationweeks